Opera < 9.61 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4715

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several issues.

Description

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than 9.61 and is reportedly affected by several issues :

- It may be possible to reveal a user's browsing history by exploiting certain constructs in Opera's History Search results (903).
- Opera's Fast Forward feature is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability (904).
- While previewing certain news feeds, it may be possible for certain scripts to subscribe a user to arbitrary feeds, and also view contents of user subscribed feeds (905).

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.61 or higher.

See Also

http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/903

http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/904

http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/905

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/961

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4715

File Name: 4715.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2008/10/21

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 34459

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Opera historysearch XSS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4696, CVE-2008-4697, CVE-2008-4698, CVE-2008-4725

BID: 31869, 31842

OSVDB: 49738, 49739, 49740, 49741